Author Archives: Ashley Kang

Syracuse Nonprofit Exists to Help Pets in Need

The Kia Foundation serves as city’s only pet food bank The Westcott Community Center in Syracuse was filled with a scent that pet owners know all too well recently — pet food. Volunteers from the Kia Foundation Inc. lugged in 2,000 pounds of food and supplies for their latest monthly giveaway since the company’s inception in September 2018. A line Read More Read More »

Annual event set to march into its 10th year July 27 Read More »

Sorority Honors Student Achievers

Several local students recently received awards for academic achievement from local chapter members of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity during the sorority’s 50th annual Youth Achievement Luncheon. The Xi Chapter of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, an organization of graduate business and professional women established nationally in 1937, hosted its annual achievement luncheon Saturday, June 8, at Read More Read More »

PEACE Employees, Volunteer Recognized

Three employees with PEACE Inc. received awards for their work helping people living in poverty.  Theresa Mulroy received the Personal Achievement Award, Marc Sustache the Program Service Award and Rasheada Caldwell the Leadership Award. All awards were presented by The New York State Community Action Association (NYSCAA). Theresa Mulroy Mulroy was a victim of domestic abuse and came to PEACE Read More Read More »

Observing Juneteenth

On his first visit to Syracuse’s annual celebration, our columnist puts locals’ loyalty to the test Read More »

Planting Roots

How farms across the U.S. are helping refugees connect with their new soil Read More »

South Siders Weigh In on Skaneateles Mega Mansion

In one of the poorest parts of one of the poorest cities in America, you might assume there’d be widespread resentment against the scion of a World War II screw maker erecting a mansion of elephantine dimensions, even by the Gatsbyesque standards of Skaneateles. But that’s the magic of America. Even on Syracuse’s South Side, maybe especially on the South Read More Read More »